Sunday Miscellany

    Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

    Sunday mornings mean Sunday Miscellany

    Its new radio essays and occasional poetry followed by complementary music capture our times, passions and curiosities. The contributor led content is selected from open submission and commissioned writing presented by new voices and established names.

    Reportage, appreciations, memory pieces, poetry, travel writing and personal accounts of events and happenings are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany. The programme is part of Sunday mornings since 1968. It is essential listening to thousands across Ireland and the world.

    Details of next live event:

    A Sunday Miscellany Live event takes place on Sunday 5 October at 3pm in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, as part of the Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival 2014, in association with the Sandhouse Hotel, Rossnowlagh.

    Contributors include musicians Maireád Ní Mhaonaigh, Maire Askin and Martin McGinley and writers Moya Cannon, Alan McMonagle, Pat Boran and Siobhan McNamara. For tickets contact 071-9851375 or


    Sunday Miscellany 7 April 2013


    Sunday Miscellany

    New Short Essays:
    Fighting FitzGerald by Tom Rowley
    Matisse by Judith Mok
    The Given Light – a poem by Michael Coady
    Meaghar of The Sword by Vivien Igoe
    Little Mysteries - for Philip King – a poem by Gerard Smyth
    Public Art or What’s That by Evelyn Conlon

    The love theme from Barry Lyndon performed by The Chieftains
    Idylle from Avant Dernieres
    Pensées by Erik Satié
    Dia do bheatha ‘Naí anocht performed by Siobhan Armstrong and Francesco Turrisi, produced by Laoise O’Brien
    The Minstrel Boy from The West Ocean String Quartet
    Sweet Little Mystery by John Martyn


    Sunday Miscellany 7 April 2013 Podcast

    'Fighting FitzGerald' by Tom Rowley, 'Matisse' by Judith Mok, 'The Given Light - a poem' by Michael Coady, 'Meaghar of The Sword' by Vivien Igoe, 'Little Mysteries - for Philip King' - a poem by Gerard Smyth, 'Public Art or What's That' by Evelyn Conlon

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